"Mark Hughes is a good fit for this football club and has an excellent record in the Premier League.
Mark has a great record at Blackburn, Manchester City and Fulham.
The only 'blip' was at QPR."
Mark Hughes has been appointed the new manager of Stoke City FC, replacing Tony Pulis.
Former Stoke manager Tony Pulis is disappointed by his exit but accepts chairman Peter Coates' decision to take the club in a new direction
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